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stifle - suppress; extinguish; inhibit; smother or suffocate
grill - question severely; cook on a grill; broil; N: cooking surface of parallel metal bars
advocacy - support; active pleading on behalf of someone or something
skulduggery - (skullduggery) dishonest behavior or action; Ex. skulduggery in the election
metaphor - implied comparison; CF. simile
converse - opposite; ADJ.
gazette - official periodical publication; newspaper
maxim - proverb; truth pithily stated
champion - support militantly; fight for; N: person who fights for or supports strongly (a principle, movement, person, etc.)
jetsam - things thrown from a ship (to lighten the ship)